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BCC may not be done just yet

It sounds like Black Country Communion (remember them? — an on and off “supergroup” of Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham, and Derek Sherinian) might record another album. Bonamassa spoke recently to Lazer 103.3 radio station and said:

We have quite the group chat going right now. So we’re gonna start — Glenn and I are gonna start working on writing some songs. We’re just gonna get together in October, next month, and we’re gonna start. And we’re gonna see if we can get everybody’s schedule lined up for next year and do another record. ‘Cause I really miss those guys. And when we fire on all cylinders, there’s nothing better.

I like nothing more than to be a member of a band and playing guitar. I don’t have to front it; I don’t have to sing all the time. And it’s a lot less pressure than being the front person. Being the person in front is a special skillset. You have to be an entertainer. You can’t just sit up there and stare at your guitar and go, ‘Wow. Look, I can play guitar pretty good.’ That’s not gonna fill the theater. You have to put on a show. And to put on a show requires being an entertainer. So being in a band, the sum of the parts is greater than the single entity. So this thing where Glenn co-fronts BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, I can just sit back and play rhythm guitar and watch him do his thing. He’s a legend. And then conversely, Glenn doesn’t have to sing all night; I’ll sing three or four [songs]. So we kind of spread out the whole workload a little bit.

Listen to the interview in its entirety on Soundcloud.

Thanks to Blabbermouth for the heads up and quotes.



6 Comments to “BCC may not be done just yet”:

  1. 1
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Should I now be worried for The Dead Daisies or feel happy for BCC?

    Glenn always keeps you on your toes sure enough.

    A band with Joe B doesn’t really have a future due to his own career, what has changed about that? And frankly, Joe is a gifted blues guitarist but he is no rock foil to Glenn like Doug Aldrich is.

  2. 2
    Buttockss says:

    @1, Two is better then one. We can still have Dead Daises which i do enjoy a lot, but i much prefer BCC a lot more.

  3. 3
    Uwe Hornung says:

    The one time I saw them, I found BCC live underwhelming, that is probably it. Glenn was as usual OTT, the other three guys were going through the motions and Joe B was probably thinking about his next solo album while on stage with them. The keyboards especially were a disappointment, relegated to the background (which I don’t like).

    With The Dead Daisies I like that relentless rhythm guitar raunch Lowy provides, you don’t hear a lot of that anymore these days unless with sleaze rock bands.

  4. 4
    Hristo says:

    I thought Joe plays his shows with a live band. So his “single entry” shows a disrespect to the rest on the stage I think. You don’t must be a big star to put great show and make public happy.
    As for the GH and DD, his after covid absence get too long, third month now. So some questions comes to mind

  5. 5
    max says:

    BBC never really did it for me. Labeled a supergroup I was keen on listening to their first output – and boy was I disappointed. Same with the other two albums. Happens a lot with those supergroups, doesn’t it. Well, Chick
    enfoot had their moments …

  6. 6
    Fernando Azevedo says:

    I like Glenn Hughes better in Dead Daises or solo works. I hope it doesn’t come out of the DD

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